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How do you change the sort order of items using PowerShell

I have some items created using New-Item but they are automatically sorted alphabetically. I would much prefer these items to be sorted by Created date. How do you change the sort order of items ...
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How to copy multiple items to a new location

Got over 200 items in various folders in one location that would like to copy to a new location while retaining the same folder structure. Each item has more than one version and would like to retain ...
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How can I specify a specific log file to write to from a Sitecore Powershell script?

I have some scripts where I'd like to separate their log output from the standard Sitecore Powershell log (SPE.log). Is there a parameter which I can use on Write-Log to output to a named log file?
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Reading a CSV file from media library through power shell script

This is working fine $global:ProductPath = "/sitecore/content/Home/Content_Pages/ " $csv = Import-CSV "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mysample\Book1.csv" $bulk = New-Object "Sitecore.Data.BulkUpdateContext" try ...
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Is it possible to edit the InsertItems of an item

I have managed to get a list of items that use a specific template. I now want to add an Insert option to each of those items. I understand that I can edit the template Insert options and update the ...
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Powershell get all items that use a template

The title pretty much says it all - I've looked at the docs but I just keep finding Get-Item and Get-ItemTempate. Lets say I have a template with id 123456, I want to get all items that are using ...
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Getting all items using a Specific Sublayout using Sitecore Powershell Extensions

I have to get data of rendering parameters used by a specific sub-layout. Is there a way to get all items which are using a particular Sublayout. Example: I have a Sublayout "SiteHeader" and it has a ...
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How to get detailed installation log while the update package is being installed remotely using SPE?

I'm using SPE to install the TDS .update package file. How do I get detailed installation log remotely in the script below? Current PowerShell Script: $SitecoreInstanceUri = "https://helixsite....
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How to disable Publishing Temporarily?

During certain periods we have the requirement to disable publishing for a period of time. The current approach for this is pretty brute-force. Delete the Publishing Targets and then restore them from ...
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Traverse to parent item that matches the given template id using Sitecore Powershell Extension

I want to find the ancestor of an item that matches the given template id using Powershell. Can anyone help me in achieving this? Scenario: I'm on Item A, I get the current item details using gi .. ...
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How to determine whether an editor is using the Desktop Content Editor or Launchpad Content Editor?

I've been doing a lot more SPE report implementations and noticed that the functionality of loading the ListView is dependent on whether the editor is using the Content Editor from Launchpad or the ...
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Determining whether item has been published

Is there an easy way using SPE to determine whether an item has been published?
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Using Show-ListView to Display a Dynamic Number of Columns in Sitecore Powershell

My goal is to use the Show-ListView function available in Sitecore Powershell to show a dynamic number of columns. I'm currently executing the Show-ListView function as follows: $table | Show-...
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Setting Presentation Aliases with Sitecore Powershell Extensions

In Sitecore 9, in the Content Editor and under the Presentation tab, there's an option to set Aliases on an item. Assuming you already have the desired item stored in variable $item, how would you set ...
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PowerShell Receive-File dialog is empty

I'm trying this really easy Receive-File but I'm getting a blanc popup. I've tried different paths but always get the same result. Another popup Read-Host is no problem. That one shows correctly. I'...
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Force saving of an item

I have several newly added save events for existing items. Any way to force a save of an item? When I do $item.Editing.BeginEdit() / $item.Editing.EndEdit() in PowerShell it returns false since ...
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Getting and setting the order of renderings/sublayouts on a page

I have written a PowerShell script that replaces sublayouts with renderings across all pages in a Sitecore site. Everything is working well except for the order of the renderings. The order always ...
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SPE to Unlock all items locked by a specific user

Is there a quick way to unlock all the items locked by a specific user from an admin account?
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Negate the criteria filter in Sitecore Powershell Find-Item call?

I'm trying to find all items in Sitecore where a particular field ("ShortTitle") is blank. I have the following call working to Sitecore Powershell Extensions's (SPE) Find-Item, but there doesn't seem ...
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Broken Links Report Options Powershell vs. Fast Query?

I am currently trying to find and delete broken links in the Sitecore master database. I am using a version of this script. The problem I am having is that the number of items in the content tree is ...
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ShowFieldEditor on a media item detaching media

I have a simple script that we're running, where a content editor has bulk uploaded media and they want to go back through and provide attribution to the images (caption, alt text, photo credit) and ...
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New-ItemClone Error through SPE

I recently tried using New-ItemClone command on SPE and encountered this error: System.AggregateException,Cognifide.PowerShell.Commandlets.Data.Clones.NewItemCloneCommand These are the codes used: ...
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SPE How to add multiple items to package source

I'm writing a SPE script to package up all unused media library items under a specific folder (prior to deletion). I've found New-Package and New-ItemSource methods and know how to use them (to some ...
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Sitecore Commerce 9 Update 1 Installation Issue with SPE 4.7.2

I tried to install Sitecore Commerce using PowerShell script but I got the error that resource is not found for Sitecore PowerShell Extensions 4.7.2 although I have this zip package for Sitecore 9 ...
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Type or namespace 'ProxyManager' does not exist in the namespace 'Sitecore.Data.Proxies'

I've recently downloaded the source codes for Sitecore Powershell Extensions from GitHub and I've updated the Sitecore references to use the Sitecore 9 Nuget references. After doing so, I've found ...
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Improving queries performance

I have a script that goes and queries a string from a field box. Issue: This script takes too long! How can I improve the time to get results? Set-Location master: Get-ChildItem -Path "master:\\...
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Sitecore Powershell Script to find all the items with Personalizations defined

I need to find all the items that has personalization defined on the layout definitions using a Sitecore Powershell Extensions script.
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Set accessor for property “Proxy” unavailable - Sitecore PowerShell Extensions

I have been recently started working with Sitecore and Sitecore PowerShell Extensions, but have been struggling for a while. On my local clean instance of Sitecore, I have installed the SPE package ...
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Upgrade path from Integrated Dynamic Placeholders to Sitecore 9 Dynamic Placeholders (OOTB)

Does anyone have a SPE script that could be used to upgrade the rendering parameters of existing content to the new dynamic placeholder style required for Sitecore 9 Dynamic placeholders? We used to ...
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Sitecore Powershell Script to find publish history for a particular date

Is it possible find all the items published on a given date along with Published user , published Date and time using sitecore powershell ?
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Export component list in Sitecore master db with PowerShell

I am curious to know if it is possible to export Sitecore master db using PowerShell to a csv or to PowerBI? I am exploring possibility to get information for a given UI component (e.g. “large hero”)...
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Show-ListView called from action script display columns from parent Show-ListView

We're using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions to generate some reports. We have a problem when calling "Show-ListView" from the "Actions" script that is in the parent "Show-ListView" result. Looks ...
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Getting Error 403 from Server “Forbidden” during uploading File to Sitecore

i know that my question is similar to other questions here, but i think i have a different scenario. I'm trying to upload some css files to sitecore (in my case Sc 9.0.1) by calling this url using ...
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SPE Remote Script Call Nullreference Exception

Situation I'm trying to use the SPE Web API to call a simple script to publish 1 single item from gulp (in SXA Theme). The script URL call looks like this: /-/script/v2/master/PublishItem?user=...
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Bulkupdate change language for source folder

I am running power shell script to bind treelist data in both language english & french.even if i change language am getting only English content in french .please review my script and let me know ...
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Powershell Script error

I am trying to import csv file to content data via power shell script.am getting following error message New-UsingBlock : Item '/sitecore/content/Web3/Content Shared Folder/Property Page' is ...
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Running PowerShell scripts without using Sitecore PowerShell Extensions module

We are facing some issues with Lucene during installation of PowerShell Extensions module (SPE). Is there any option to run Sitecore scripts from Windows PowerShell? I mean that I will just add ...
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Is there any way to tell when an item revision was published using PowerShell Extensions? [duplicate]

Is there any way to tell when a particular revision of an item, or version, got published? I can see standard fields for created and edited date-time, but publishing copies these fields to the web DB. ...
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Update fields using Sitecore Powershell Extensions

I'm using the following script to update a specific field in all the children of the item right-clicked in my content tree. It works but the update is not applied to the item clicked with my context ...
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PowerShell find-item doesn't return values

I'm currently using find-item on Sitecore PowerShell Find-Item -Index sitecore_master_index -Criteria @{Filter = "Equals"; Field = "recipe id"; Value = "Recipe_Lambada"}, @{Filter = "DescendantOf"; ...
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Security disabler doesn't operate in context of Unlock-Item comandlet?

Writing a script to allow editors to unlock an item locked by another user I used New-UsingBlock(New-Object -TypeName "Sitecore.SecurityModel.SecurityDisabler"){ $item | Unlock-Item } This didn't ...
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Sitecore PowerShell Extensions Remoting variables not working in Octopus Deploy

I'm having issues with variables when using SPE Remoting with OctopusDeploy, where method-local variables can't be used. I get this error The value of the using variable '$using:propertyTableKey' ...
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Can a Sitecore LaunchPad button be attached to a Sitecore Powershell script?

I am working on connecting a Sitecore LaunchPad button to a Sitecore Powershell script so I can use the script to perform the desired action. Any examples of how I should do that ?
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How to add keyword to the Keywords-multifield list with SPE?

Trying to add a keyword to the keyword-multilist field with SPE. $items = Get-ChildItem -Path "master:\sitecore\content\Website\site\subnode" -Recurse $items | ForEach-Object { [Sitecore.Data....
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Export of of script results to Excel not working

When I get a ListView with script results, and want to export the results to Excel etc., nothing happens when I click on the buttons. I do however get an error in the developer tools console: ...
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How do I calculate the maximum Index to use with Add-Rendering in a Sitecore PowerShell script?

I have a Sitecore PowerShell script and I am using it to insert a rendering at a particular position on the page. To do this, I am using the [-Index <Int32>] parameter on the Add-Rendering ...
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SPE Remove-Rendering with -FinalLayout Removing all renderings from the Final Layout

I recently wrote my first Powershell script for removing an old rendering from a placeholder and replacing it with a new rendering. For some reason, when the rendering I need to remove is in the ...
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What is the call depth limit in Sitecore PowerShell and can it be overridden?

I have a recursive script that hits a System.Management.Automation.ScriptCallDepthException exception. What is the call depth limit in Sitecore PowerShell and can it be overridden? Note: Yes, I can ...
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How to escape a query in Sitecore PowerShell

This PowerShell query breaks, if the item name contains query operators such as "and" or "child". How should I escape it, so that they don't break it? $SourceItemPath = $SourceItem.Paths.path $...
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How do you add html link to PowerShell Report in each row?

I'm trying to add an html link to each row containing a reference to an arbitrary item. Essentially I want to load a custom item, but it not be the same item as the record. I tested with both scForm....